Oakwood, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakwood, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Oakwood Census Designated Place had a population of 2,324 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Oakwood is located at latitude 41.0109 and longitude -80.3795 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Oakwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The Oakwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389607) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Oakwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oakwood, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,324
Daytime Population: Workers 1,039
Daytime Population: Residents 1,228
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,267
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 2,322
Population in Familes 1,873
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 885
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $42,216
Average Household Income $51,907
Per Capita Income $21,445


Total Housing Units 1,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 784 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $83,016
Average Home Value $98,340


Total Households 973
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 660
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.32% -0.11%
Households 0.29% -0.12%
Families 0.15% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Oakwood, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakwood to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 572 68th
Population Density # 1133 36th
Diversity Index # 491 72nd
Median Household Income # 1340 24th
Per Capita Income # 1498 15th

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